British Renewable Energy Awards finalists revealed

The REA has released the full list of finalists for the 2022 British Renewable Energy Awards, the UK’s most prestigious event in the renewable energy calendar. Key points: REA releases full list of finalists for the British Renewable Energy Awards; Over 100 finalists announced over 16 categories; The Awards will take place in Birmingham, the […]

HSC announces new council members and launches Future Leaders Group

The Highways Sector Council has announced nine new appointments to broaden its representation of the industry and to transform delivery in the highways sector, using a unified voice and approach so the industry can work in greater partnership with central and local government. The new appointments are: Nick Jones, Sky Blue Tim Cockayne, Chevron T […]

Three more UK leading providers join the Cold Chain Federation

Three of the UK’s leading providers of temperature-controlled storage and distribution have become the latest businesses to join the Cold Chain Federation, reflecting the importance and value of the Federation’s work for its members in this time of significant change. The Cold Chain Federation is the voice of the UK’s cold chain, representing the industry […]

CPT announces Jane Cole of Blackpool Transport as 2021 President

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has announced that Jane Cole, Managing Director of Blackpool Transport, will become the new CPT President at the end of January 2021, taking over from Steve Whiteway. Jane Cole will be CPT’s first female President and will bring to her role over 20 years of knowledge of the transport […]

Shared Hydrogen Campus: MAN joins forces with Nuremberg universities on plant premises

MAN Truck & Bus, Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), and Nuremberg Tech (THN) have signed a cooperation agreement on the research and development of hydrogen-based vehicle drive systems. For the first time, university academics and students are running a laboratory and test rigs for researching hydrogen technology jointly with a vehicle manufacturer’s developers directly at its […]

FTA changes its name to Logistics UK

FTA is changing… as of 27 July 2020, LOGISTICS UK is the new name for FTA. One of the biggest business groups in the UK, its represents the entire industry with members from the road, rail, sea and air industries, as well as the buyers of freight services such as retailers and manufacturers.  It is […]

Preparing For The Bounce Back: Eight Things That Will Never Be The Same.

By Martin Palmer, Strategic Supply Chain Consultant, FTA. As lockdown restrictions begin to ease, companies within the supply chain are now focusing their efforts on re-starting and scaling-up their operations to respond to growing demand. But with new safe working regulations now in place – in addition to changes in consumer and business behaviour – […]

Logistics Workers Seek Clarification On Role Of PPE In Return To Work, Says FTA.

As the country’s businesses consider how best to facilitate a smooth and efficient return to work, in order to kickstart the economy, after the COVID-19 crisis, FTA – the business organisation which represents the logistics sector – is urging government and Public Health England to provide clear, unequivocal guidance about the ongoing use of PPE […]